The Best Summer Events in Alexandria

July 3, 2019 | Inside Alexandria | By: The Goodhart Group

The Best Summer Events in Alexandria

Are you looking for fun summer events in Alexandria? Well, look no further. Our team has rounded up the best summer events in Alexandria. From kid-friendly events to beer gardens, there is something for everyone, even your four-legged family members!

NOTE: Events with “ ** “ are featured upcoming events.


June 28-Sept 15 (every Sunday)
EVENT: The WMPA 29th Annual Chamber Music Series (free to all, donations appreciated)
WHERE: The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria VA

June 29, July 27, and August 10, 2019
EVENT: Dive into Archaeology Workshop ($15 per person; $12 per FOAA member)
WHERE: 116 S. Quaker Lane, Alexandria, VA
WHEN: 10:30AM-11:30AM


July 5-7, 2019
EVENT: Waterfront Beer Garden by Port City Brewing Company (free admission, plus the cost of food and drink)
WHERE: Waterfront Park 1 King Street, Alexandria, VA
WHEN: Fridays 5-8PM; Saturdays 12-8PM; Sundays 12-4PM

July 8-29, 2019 (Every Monday)
EVENT: “Read, See, Do!” (a children’s reading program)
WHERE: Carlyle House Historic Park, 121 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA

July 12, 2019
EVENT: Wildlife Ambassadors (free, ages 6-12 explore and learn about wildlife)
WHERE: Nannie J. Lee Rec. Center, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria, VA

**July 13, 2019
EVENT: USA/Alexandria Birthday Celebration (free to all) New Year’s Eve in Alexandria
WHERE: Oronoco Bay Park, Alexandria, VA
WHEN: 6-10PM

July 15, 2019
EVENT: Art Box (free, ages 6-12 explore activities in art)
WHERE: Mount Vernon Rec. Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave.
WHEN: 3:30PM

July 19, 2019
EVENT: Let’s Play Today with YoYo (free, ages 0-5 have fun using their imagination and moving their bodies with the YoYo group)
WHERE: Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library, 5005 Duke St., 22304
WHEN: 10:30/11:30AM

July 22, 2019; August 5, 2019 (2)
EVENT: Magician Chris Michael (free, ages 6-12 experience comedic and magic acts)
WHERE: Nannie J. Lee Rec. Center, 1108 Jefferson St.; Mount Vernon Rec. Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave. (2)
WHEN: 10AM; 3:30PM (2)

July 25, 2019
EVENT: Sciencetellers: Aliens (free, all ages can experience an educational alien adventure with science experiments and SFX)
WHERE: James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library, 2501 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301


**August 3, 2019
EVENT: Friendship Firehouse Festival (free to all)
WHERE: Friendship Firehouse 107 S. Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA

**August 17, 2019
EVENT: Old Town Beer, Wine and Dog Festival ($5 per person)
WHERE: Waterfront Park, 1A Prince St, Alexandria, VA

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